EMU Women - Voronko Shatters EMU 3,000-meter Record

EMU Women - Voronko Shatters EMU 3,000-meter Record

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GENEVA, Ohio and ALLENDALE, Mich. (EMUEagles.com) – The Eastern Michigan women's track and field team competed in both the SPIRE Invitational and the Grand Valley State University Big Meet this weekend, Feb. 8-9.



EMU's Victoria Voronko shattered the school record in the 3,000-meter run, crossing the finish line in 9:23.33. The sophomore shattered the previous mark of 9:32.61 set by Carrie Gould back in 1999. Also at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio, freshman Vanessa Clerveaux took fifth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.32.



In Allendale, Mich. at the GVSU Big Meet, the Eagles turned in three of top-10 finishes. The 4x400-meter relay team of Danielle Clark, Aaliyah McKinney, Morgan Yeadon and Latipha Cross ran in 3:48.35 for fifth place in the race. Kate Wolanin finished fifth in the pentathlon with a score of 3333, and Rebecca Quaintance recorded a 1:38.55 in the 600-meter run, good enough for an eighth place finish.



The Green and White will be back on the track, Feb. 16, for the Silverston Invitational at the University of Michigan.



SPIRE Invitational Results



60-meter hurdles


Clerveaux 8.53 (prelims)


5. Clerveaux, 8.32 (finals)



3,000-meter run


9. Voronko, 9:23.33


22. Churchwell, 9:49.38


29. Pfund, 9:54.91



400-meter dash


24. Rawls, 56.48



800-meter run


20. Manjon-Rivadulla, 2:09.67



Grand Valley State Big Meet Results



5,000-meter run


64. Smock, 18:35.56


72. Frauhammer, 18:40.78



600-meter run


8. Quaintance, Re. 1:38.55


28. Heinzelman, 1:51.97



60-meter dash (prelims)


23. Yeadon, 7.86



200-meter dash


12. Yeadon, 24.97


16. Clark, 25.10


18. McKinney, 25.16


20. Cross, 25.19


46. Threatt, 27.04



400-meter dash


13. Hardiman, 57.51


22. McKinney, 58.28


37. Jackson, 1:01.75



800-meter run


13. Sciullo, 2:14.98



3,000-meter run


11. Quaintance, Ra. 9:59.79


--Pfund, SCR



4x400-meter relay


5. Clark, McKinney, Yeadon, Cross 3:48.35



Long Jump


11. Oates, 16-feet 9.25-inches (5.11 meters)


14. Hill, 15-fee 1.50-inches (4.61 meters)



Weight Throw


11. Gomez-Diaz, 48-feet 4-inches (14.73 meters)


12. Waisner, 47-feet 6.50-inches (14.49 meters)



Pentathlon (800-meter run)


5. Wolanin, 2:30.42



Pentathlon (60-meter hurdles)


4. Wolanin, 9.32



Pentathlon (High Jump)


3. Wolanin, 5-feet 4.25 inches (1.63 meters)



Pentathlon (Long Jump)


6. Wolanin, 15-feet 11-inches (4.85 meters)



Pentathlon (Shot Put)


5. Wolanin, 31-feet 10.75-inches (9.72 meters)



Pentathlon (Final Results)


5. Wolanin, 3333

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